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Lakeview hosts biking event this weekend

This weekend, a two-day road and mountain bike event will take place in Lakeview. It’s the first ever Tour de Outback. Two days filled with scenic bike rides. Tour de Outback isn’t a race. With that in mind, all skill levels of cyclists are welcome. Audrey Henry director of the Lake County Chamber of...
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Ross Raglund receives $5K grant

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The Ross Raglund Theatre earned a $5,000 grant from the Oregon Cultural Trust earlier this week. Ross Raglund Executive Director Mark McCrary says the money opens up some leeway for how the organization uses funds. McCrary says being selected an Oregon Cultural Trust grant receipient is a competitive process. The...
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Airport open house Saturday

The Klamath Falls Airport is holding an open house on Saturday. Business manager Linda Tepper says it is a family event and kids should really enjoy some of the special places they get to go. Aside from the tour, there will be opportunities to see F-15s soaring through the air The events start at...
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Mets finally win a series, beating the Giants

SAN FRANCISCO — Ronny Cedeno and Chris Young made the day a lot easier for Jason Bay, who calls playing left field in San Francisco during the day a nightmare, Cedeno drove in five runs to match his career high, Bay had only his second multi-RBI game this year and the New York Mets...
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Coquille man in critical condition after vehicle flips

RICE HILL, Ore. — Oregon State Police is continuing the investigation into Wednesday afternoon’s single vehicle crash on Interstate 5 about two miles south of Rice Hill that seriously injured a Coquille-area man. 63-year-old Leo Ray McClure of Coquille overcorrected after drifting onto the inside lane gravel shoulder, which sent his vehicle across the southbound...
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Lakeview man indicted on murder charges

LAKEVIEW, Ore. — A woman’s body found on July 11 has led to the indictment of a Lakeview man – her husband. The man is 55-year-old Martin Carl Brown who was already in jail following a probation violation of his domestic abuse conviction in January in which he abused Valerie Annette Watts. Watts was...
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OIT steel sculpture featured in magazine

A teaching sculpture on the Oregon Institute of Technology’s Klamath Falls campus is getting broad recognition. The steel piece designed by Lee Imonen and used by OIT’s civil engineering department for helping students understand structural steel appeared in Modern Steel Construction magazine. The sculpture is also used for helping students learn methods of steel framing.
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Lava fire beating containment efforts near Lakeview

LAKEVIEW, Ore. — A 10,000 acre fire continued to burn on Tuesday afternoon. Roads have been closed as crews continue to contain the blaze, with windy conditions Monday not helping them create a perimeter. The use of existing roads was in the plan Tuesday to try and contain the fire. The area is approximately...
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Private ambulance service on meeting’s agenda

A meeting is scheduled on Thursday for Klamath officials to discuss privatization of ground ambulance services. The Klamath Community Public Safety Advisory Committee will see a presentation from Emergency Airlift CEO Edward Langerveld regarding privatization of ground ambulance services as a viable option. Langerveld is expected to suggest that privatizing services will help alleviate...
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Parks Board to meet Thursday on land’s fate

The Klamath Falls Park Advisory Board meets Thursday and has a request to surplus a recently-acquired piece of land near Front and California Street. The agenda states if the board endorses and City Council approves a surplus designation for the area of just over an acre, and allows it to be sold, the Parks...
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